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Dzongkha Numerals Dzongkha , the national language of Bhutan Bhutan , has two numeral systems, one vigesimal (base 20), and a modern decimal system. The vigesimal system remains in robust use. Ten is an auxiliary base: the teens are formed with ten and the numerals 1–9. VIGESIMAL 1 ciː 11 cuci 2 ˈɲiː 12 cuɲi 3 sum 13 cusum 4 ʑi 14 cuʑi 5 ˈŋa 15 ceŋa 6 ɖʱuː 16 cuɖu 7 dyn 17 cupdỹ 8 ɡeː 18 copɡe 9 ɡuː 19 cyɡu 10 cutʰãm* 20 kʰe ciː*When it appears on its own, 'ten' is usually said cutʰãm 'a full ten'. In combinations it is simply cu. Factors of 20 are formed from kʰe [...More...]  "Dzongkha Numerals" on: Wikipedia Yahoo 

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Dzongkha Numerals Dzongkha , the national language of Bhutan Bhutan , has two numeral systems, one vigesimal (base 20), and a modern decimal system. The vigesimal system remains in robust use. Ten is an auxiliary base: the teens are formed with ten and the numerals 1–9. VIGESIMAL 1 ciː 11 cuci 2 ˈɲiː 12 cuɲi 3 sum 13 cusum 4 ʑi 14 cuʑi 5 ˈŋa 15 ceŋa 6 ɖʱuː 16 cuɖu 7 dyn 17 cupdỹ 8 ɡeː 18 copɡe 9 ɡuː 19 cyɡu 10 cutʰãm* 20 kʰe ciː*When it appears on its own, 'ten' is usually said cutʰãm 'a full ten'. In combinations it is simply cu. Factors of 20 are formed from kʰe [...More...]  "Dzongkha Numerals" on: Wikipedia Yahoo 

Decimal The DECIMAL numeral system (also called BASETEN positional numeral system , and occasionally called DENARY) is the standard system for denoting integer and noninteger numbers . It is the extension to noninteger numbers of the Hindu–Arabic numeral system . The way of denoting numbers in the decimal system is often referred to as Decimal Decimal notation. A decimal numeral, or just decimal, or, improperly decimal number, refers generally to the notation of a number in the decimal system, which contains a decimal separator (for example 10.00 or 3.14159). Sometimes these terms are used for the any numeral in the decimal system. A decimal may also refer to any digit after the decimal separator, such as in "3.14 is the approximation of π to two decimals". The numbers that may be represented in the decimal system are the decimal fractions , that is the fractions of the form a/10n, where a is an integer, and n is a nonnegative integer [...More...]  "Decimal" on: Wikipedia Yahoo 

Vigesimal The VIGESIMAL or BASE 20 numeral system is based on twenty (in the same way in which the decimal numeral system is based on ten ). CONTENTS* 1 Places * 1.1 Converting table * 2 Fractions * 3 Cyclic numbers * 4 Real numbers * 5 Use * 5.1 Africa * 5.2 Americas * 5.3 Asia * 5.4 In Europe Europe * 5.4.1 Origins * 5.4.2 Examples * 5.5 Related observations * 6 Examples in Mesoamerican languages * 6.1 Powers of twenty in Yucatec Maya and Nahuatl * 6.2 Counting in units of twenty * 7 Further reading * 8 Notes PLACESIn a vigesimal place system, twenty individual numerals (or digit symbols) are used, ten more than in the usual decimal system [...More...]  "Vigesimal" on: Wikipedia Yahoo 

Bhutan Coordinates : 27°25′01″N 90°26′06″E / 27.417°N 90.435°E / 27.417; 90.435 Kingdom of Bhutan འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་ཁབ་ ( Dzongkha ) druk gyal khap Flag Emblem ANTHEM: Druk tsendhen The Thunder Dragon Kingdom Capital and largest city Thimphu 27°28.0′N 89°38.5′E / 27.4667°N 89.6417°E / 27.4667; 89.6417 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES Dzongkha [...More...]  "Bhutan" on: Wikipedia Yahoo 

Dzongkha Language DZONGKHA, or BHUTANESE (རྫོང་ཁ་ ), is a SinoTibetan language spoken by over half a million people in Bhutan; it is the sole official and national language of the Kingdom of Bhutan Bhutan . The Tibetan alphabet Tibetan alphabet is used to write Dzongkha. The word dzongkha means "the language of the district"; kha is language, and dzong is "district". Districtlike Dzong architecture characterises monasteries, established throughout Bhutan Bhutan by its unifier, Ngawang Namgyal Ngawang Namgyal , 1st Zhabdrung Rinpoche , in the 17th century. As of 2013, Dzongkha Dzongkha had 171,080 native speakers and about 640,000 total speakers [...More...]  "Dzongkha Language" on: Wikipedia Yahoo 